Monica Lewinsky remembers hilarious advice she got from Barbara Walters

For millions of Americans, Barbara Walters A pioneering television journalist, Monica Lewinsky She was also a fountain of valuable advice.

Walters died Friday at the age of 93,Exciting many compliments from her media peers.

Her death also prompted Lewinsky to recount the hilarious advice Walters once gave her Relationship with then-President Bill Clinton In the late 1990s, it became a big scandal.

Lewinsky said Friday at the height of Kenneth Starr’s investigation into whether Clinton committed perjury in failing to admit under oath to an affair with Lewinsky, who was a White House intern, in 1998. He tweeted that he had met a newswoman for the first time.

Lewinsky, who was 24 at the time, told Walters that the scandal was the first time she was in serious trouble and that she “basically” had good grades, didn’t do drugs and shoplifted. He said that he was a good child without any problems.

“circleWithout missing a beat, Barbara said, “Monica, shoplifting is next.”

Although the media spotlight eventually faded on Lewinsky, Walters remained in touch with her. They even had lunch together years ago, Lewinsky recalls.

“of Of course, she was charming and witty, and some of her questions are still characteristic of her interview style,” Lewinsky recalled. “So tell me, Monica, how are you feeling? Etc. etc.” She was the first person I ever gave a television interview to…and she will definitely be my most memorable person. ”